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GGB's Suzhou Plant hires new plant manager

GGB Suzhou Hires Andreas Hartl as New Plant Manager

February 24, 2020

Press Release

Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Industrial

GGB, an industry leader and innovator in tribology and surface engineering technologies has announced  the hiring of Andreas Hartl as the new Plant Manager for the  GGB Suzhou plant in China.


GGB Suzhou plant hires new plant manager

Andreas Hartl comes to GGB with diversified experience in leading operations, technical and quality teams as well as talent management. In addition he brings experience in R&D and Quality Assurance and a strong background in product and process development.

He has been living and working in China since 2008 residing in Dalian before moving to Suzhou this month to join GGB. Andreas Hartl will support and lead the GGB China operations teams to further develop operational and quality excellence with a strong focus on talent development.

"Andreas can uniquely manage both our high product standards - as well as our excellence employees - making him a valuable addition to our team," said Mathias Senghaas, Vice President/General Manager at GGB Asia. "We´re confident that he will help our team thrive in this important facility and part of the world."

The GGB China plant in Suzhou opened in 2008 and moved to a new and bigger place in 2016. GGB China serves mainly the automotive, pumps & compressors, construction, agriculture and general industrial markets.

GGB Bearing Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. 

No. 10 Xiangjie Road, SND  CN-Suzhou, 215129 

Tél. +86 512 62921000 



GGB helps create a world of motion with minimal frictional loss through plain bearing and surface engineering technologies. With R&D, testing and production facilities in the United States, Germany, France, Brazil, Slovakia and China, GGB partners with customers worldwide on customized tribological design solutions that are efficient and environmentally sustainable. GGB’s engineers bring their expertise and passion for tribology to a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace and industrial manufacturing. To learn more about GGB’s surface engineering for reliable tribology, visit



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